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Bandera

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American, Steakhouse, Southwestern
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3201 E Coast Hwy, Corona del Mar, CA 92625-2331
+1 949-673-3524
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4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: American Cooking with a Southwestern Flavor.
Good for:
Bar scene

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  • 50
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  • 28
    Very good
  • 21
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  • 3
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious burgers, fashionable crowd

Always a crowd at this happening bar-bistro, a few blocks away from Big Corona Beach, but wear heels, not flip-flops. Great for drinks and casual dining.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
bdegroot
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Corona del Mar, California
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Corona del Mar, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Always a crowd at this happening bar-bistro, a few blocks away from Big Corona Beach, but wear heels, not flip-flops. Great for drinks and casual dining.

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Corona del Mar, California
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Bandera is a popular restaurant and is almost always crowded. You usually have a wait but the food is good. It can be very noisey sometimes. The service is good and the employees are very attentive.

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Los Angeles
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We usually eat at Bandera in West Los Angeles which gets a 5 out of 5 and we recently reviewed with the title "hitting on all cylinders". This branch needs to catch up a bit in customer service. It has most of the great points of its L.A. sister restaurant...food, ambiance, decor etc. It does not have live music and... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Whats not to love about Banderas? Food was excellent and a very varied restaurant, I thought a reasonable price. The steak that I had was excellent. However the attentiveness and friendliness of the staff really made the day.

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San Diego, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This restaurant is known for fire spit roasted chicken It is always so moist I highly recommend the Macho Salad.it is definitely an entree salad. It has avocado, figs,spring leaf lettuce, goat cheese and corn bread croutons. My favorite salad ever. :-)

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Newport Beach, CA
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200 reviews 200 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We love Bandera and have never had a bad meal here! The dip duo appetizer is amazing, the salmon appetizer fabulous, the poke appetizer large and tasty enough as a main meal, deviled eggs delish, cornbread spectacular, french dip out of this world, and vegetable plate phenomenal. Great for take out too! Enjoy!

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costa mesa
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122 reviews 122 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Great good, atmosphere, drinks, casual relaxed and very friendly neighbourhood restaurant, highly recommend.

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So. California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Love Bandera! Good neighborhood restaurant that always has great food and service. Great and well priced wine selection too.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

nice atmosphere consistently good service consistently good food variety of menu options from grilled meat to vegetarian ok to go casual or dressed up

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West Hollywood, California
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249 reviews 249 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

A nice mix of vegetarian and those, well, that are not, here at Bandera. We went on a whim and were able to put together a crafted meal of skillet cornbread ($8), Dip Duo ($10), Deviled Egg Platter ($5), Veggie Platter ($18) along with the Hangar 24 orange wheat ($7) and Whitehall Lane ($12). I find that most places along... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3201 E Coast Hwy, Corona del Mar, CA 92625-2331
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Corona del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 949-673-3524

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Southwestern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

American Cooking with a Southwestern Flavor.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?